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Author Name:    PERLIN, A.B.

Title:   Story of Newfoundland, The. 2nd pr

Publisher:    1959, 

Seller ID:   90509

PERLIN, A.B. The Story of Newfoundland : A New and Fully Revised History ofNewfoundland, together with a Description of the Social and Economic Life of the Province, its Natural History, Resources, Public Services, Industry and Culture. Fully Illustrated. Edited, compiled and principally written byA.B. Perlin. (St.John's : Printed by Guardian Limited), November, 1959. Se cond Printing. Pp (3), 4-229, (8, ads), (1). Double/triple column. 4to, card covers (blue front, blank rear). O'Dea 3404a, Watters p.723, Rhodenizer p.557. "This, I may add, will be the final printing." - the preface. Subtitle : Comprising A New Outline of the Island's History from 1497 to 1959, A Brief Account of the Social and Economic Life of the Province and of Its Resources, Natural History, Public Services and Culture and a Description of Some of Its Principal Industries, Public Utilities, and Commercial Institutions. Sections : This is Newfoundland; The Newfoundland Way of Life; A ShortHistory of Newfoundland (pp.12-57); Confederation: The First Ten Years; Th e Provincial Government in Newfoundland; Newfoundland and the Terms of Union; Newfoundland's Contribution to Canada; Place Names in Newfoundland; Newfoundland Dialect; The Gosling Memorial Library; Newfoundland's University; Newfoundland's Cultural Interests; Education in Newfoundland; Health Services in Newfoundland; Welfare in Newfoundland; Communications and Transportation; Canadian National Railways in Newfoundland; Canadian National Telegraphs in Newfoundland; Telephone Communications in Newfoundland; Press and Radio in Newfoundland; The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation; Roads and Highways; Local Government in Newfoundland; The Economy of Newfoundland; British Newfoundland Corporation; Aviation in Newfoundland; American Bases in Newfoundland; The Newfoundland Dog; Wild Life of Newfoundland; The Sealfishery of Newfoundland; Labrador: Bleak Land with Big Future; The Beothucks - A Vanished Race; Agriculture in Newfoundland; The Food of the Country; The Fisheries of Newfoundland; Nafel - Co-operative Fish Marketing; Newfoundland Fish Trade Association; Century-Old Fishery Firm in Van of Modern Progress [John Penny & Sons. This replaces the page on the Federal Department of Fisheries in the 1st printing]; The Stamps of Newfoundland; This is St.John's; Tourist Development in Newfoundland; Corner Brook - Metropolis of the West; Housing Progress since Confederation; Labour in Newfoundland; Mining Industry in Newfoundland; Labrador's Iron Ore Development; Economic Development inNewfoundland; Newfoundland War Veterans; Forest Industry in Newfoundland; A.N.D. Company's Golden Jubilee; Industry and Commerce in Newfoundland (pp.157-229). P.187 on Dicks & Co. Other obvious changes from the first printing : 182-3 are modified, p.196 has a new A.B.Perlin photo, photo cropped on p.202. The Newfoundland Margarine Co.is dropped (pp.206-7 in 1st pr.), as are E.F.Barnes (p.211), Saunders & Howell (pp.212-3), T.H. Estabrooks & Co.(pp.214-5), W.A. Munn & Co. (p.216) and J.Goodyear & Sons (p.236). The Bank of Montreal is added. Light cover creasing, nicking to spine ends, small chip to tail of front cover, else very good. 40.00


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